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Fragile cargo

Not entering among those sterile walls your mind is firmly resolute with decision not wanting to be cutted you are leaving your life in hands of earth but will you be wise enough to ask her a right questions determined enough to hear the answers I know you are afraid not feeling your body as your own anymore it is still your body and those cuts maybe aren't happiest solution they are definite one I know you are afraid feeling is well known like you are broken damaged devoided from fitting in socially constructed frame of 'normal' but normal is social construction receptive for modifications your body isn't all of you it is that perfect cloak for your soul and cloak has that habit to become worn out needing some repairs there is nothing stigmatic about that here ... take my hand let's be labeled together we'll wear that yellow badge despite their bigotry don't be afraid and don't let your ego choose instead of you tired of departures, yet aware that you have your own path I'll esteem your decisions because I love you please don't die on me

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 11/25/2015 3:27:00 PM
Very well written... I love 'normal is social construction,' (ain't it the truth!) If more people realized that the world would be a better place, and 'take my hand, let's be labelled together.' A song of hope and encouragement from one friend to another. SUPERB Sanja! Best wishes, Keith a 7
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Sanja Cokolic
Date: 11/26/2015 3:49:00 AM
majority still don't realise that even the weakest link in the world has its purpose :)
Date: 8/10/2015 6:55:00 AM
Emotive and expressive work..I enjoyed reading this one today..Welcome to soup.. Sara
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Sanja Cokolic
Date: 8/11/2015 7:44:00 AM
Dear Sara, thank You for the reading <3
Date: 8/4/2015 5:08:00 PM
it is rare to see such honesty....confessed so admonishingly....at least not to this degree....I like your style, what more will I see....;)
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Sanja Cokolic
Date: 8/5/2015 3:58:00 AM
that honesty comes with price, but at least I am still me ;) thank you for the reading :)
Date: 8/4/2015 1:41:00 PM
Lovely, rather haunting poem. I feel your emotions but I'm left a bit confused on what the poem is about. Perhaps it is due to cultural differences, I am very familiar with self cutting in young people here in the U.S. but this seems to suggest mutilation (perhaps in a religious context, i.e., female circumcision) or gender reassignment surgery. Forgive me for my ignorance.
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Sanja Cokolic
Date: 8/4/2015 3:23:00 PM
thank you :)
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James Inman
Date: 8/4/2015 2:28:00 PM
Quite insightful, thank you for clarifying that. That was one of my thoughts. If someone close to you is going through this I wish the best for her.
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Sanja Cokolic
Date: 8/4/2015 2:22:00 PM
for me - it is about breast cancer and social perception of the illness ... but that is the beauty of poetry, one poem can have many interpretations :) thank you for the reading :)